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Dr Peter Viiret

Dr Peter Viiret

MBBS (Adel), FRCS(C), FRACS, FAOrthA Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr Peter Viiret

MBBS (Adel), FRCS(C), FRACS, FAOrthA Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Peter Viiret is one of the founding doctors of Orthopaedics SA.

Specialising in
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Paediatrics
  • Sports injuries
With over 35 years’ experience, he specialises in the treatment of adult and paediatric orthopaedic disorders, treating a range of conditions associated with knees, hips, hand, wrist, feet and shoulders. His breadth of experience enables him to identify a range of alternative treatments, selecting the most appropriate to deliver optimal patient outcomes.

Dr Viiret graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1971, and then undertook a further eight years of surgical training, including periods in Switzerland, Germany, Canada and Jamaica. He obtained Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Canada in 1977 and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1978. He is a long-time member of both the Australian Orthopaedic Association and Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society.


Specialising in

  • Hip Knee Paediatrics
  • Sports injuries

Consulting / Operating Locations

  • McLaren Vale Hospital

    Orthopaedics SA

    3 Aldersey St, McLaren Vale SA 5171

  • Memorial Medical Centre

    Orthopaedics SA

    Level 1, 1 Kermode St, North Adelaide SA 5006

    (08) 8267 8267

  • Noarlunga Health Services

    Orthopaedics SA

    Alexander Kelly Drive, Noarlunga Centre SA 5168

  • Western Hospital

    Orthopaedics SA

    168 Cudmore Terrace, Henley Beach SA 5022

Additional Information

For the convenience of patients, Dr Viiret consults and operates at locations across Adelaide. These include Memorial Hospital (North Adelaide), Western Hospital (Henley Beach), Southern Specialist Centre (Morphett Vale), Laren Vale Hospital (McLaren Vale), Noarlunga Health Services (Noarlunga Centre) and Flinders Private Hospital (Bedford Park). For 35 years, Dr Viiret was a Senior Visiting Consultant in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He is also a Board Member of Western Hospital.

  • MBBS, University of Adelaide 1971
  • ECFMG, 1971
  • LMCC, Canada 1976
  • FRCS (C) in Orthopaedic Surgery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 1977
  • FRACS in Orthopaedic Surgery, Melbourne, 1978
  • FA Orth A, 1982

1961-65
Scotch College
Mitcham
South Australia

1966-71
Medical School
University of Adelaide
South Australia

1972-73
Rotating Internship
Canberra Hospital
Australian Capital Territory

1973
Resident in General Surgery
Hôpital Cantonal Universitaire de Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland

 

1973-74
Emergency Room Physician,
United States Army Hospital,
Heidelberg, West Germany

1974-77
Resident in Orthopaedics,
Orthopaedic Training Programme,
University of Ottawa,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1975 (Three months)
Orthopaedic Registrar,
University of West Indies,
Kingston, Jamaica

1977
Resident in General Surgery,
Orthopaedic Training Programme,
University of Ottawa,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1978-80
Clinical Fellow / Senior Registrar in Orthopaedic Surgery,
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital,
Woodville, South Australia

1980-81
Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Repatriation General Hospital,
Daw Park, South Australia

1980-Present
Senior Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Women’s and Children’s Hospital,
North Adelaide, South Australia

1980-Present
Private Orthopaedic Surgical Practice

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada